Wednesday, 2 October 2013

The Connected States of America

This is a map of the USA has been created by US residents internet signals using the social network Facebook, lines between two points on the map are to correspond with the number of contacts between the two places making it clear to reflect just how strong the social connections between two cities highlighting how connected and united the USA on a social aspect actually is. There is a heavy population density in the Eastern half of the USA which is shown by the stronger more consitant glow by more people are using the social network connections, which you would expect as most  of the population, bigger cities, more developed areas are in fact in that region.  You can also locate major Western cities such as: Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Francisco as these are some of the few strong hot spots as these are also heavily populated.   

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